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The Pictish clans of ancient Scotland were the ancestors of first people to use the name Kinniway. The name was found in the parish of Kennoway in the county of Fife. The surname Kinniway belongs to the category of habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Kinniway Early Origins



The surname Kinniway was first found in Fife, where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Kinniway Spelling Variations


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Kinniway Spelling Variations



In the Middle ages, spelling and translation were not yet regulated by any general rules. spelling variations in names were common even among members of one family unit. Kinniway has appeared Kennaway, Kennoway, Kenaway, Kenneway, Kenoway and many more.

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Kinniway Early History


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Kinniway Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kinniway research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1198, 1221, 1684, 1687, 1693, 1840, 1758, 1836, 1780, 1786, 1791, 1788 and 1794 are included under the topic Early Kinniway History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kinniway Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kinniway Early Notables (pre 1700)



Notable amongst the Clan at this time was Sir John Kennaway (1758-1836) of Exeter, soldier and diplomat. Some of the Kennaway family originated in Fife, Scotland moved to Devon in the late 17th century where Sir John Kennaway became...

Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Kinniway Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kinniway In Ireland


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Kinniway In Ireland



Some of the Kinniway family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 77 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Faced by this persecution and the generally unstable political climate of those days, many Scots chose to leave their homeland for Ireland, Australia, and North America in search of greater opportunity and freedom. The colonies across the Atlantic were the most popular choice, but a passage there was neither cheap nor easily suffered. Passengers arrived sick and poor, but those who made it intact often found land and more tolerant societies in which to live. These brave settlers formed the backbone of the burgeoning nations of Canada and the United States. It is only this century that the ancestors of these families have begun to recover their collective identity through the patriotic highland games and Clan societies that have sprung up throughout North Ameri ca. Research into early immigration and passenger lists revealed many immigrants bearing the name Kinniway: members of the family who migrated to the New World and contributed to the development of North American society.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    5. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    6. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    9. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    10. Fairbairn,. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    11. ...

    The Kinniway Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kinniway Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 14 September 2016 at 07:44.

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